startups

Allied Electronics Seeks Applicants for New RS DesignSpark Accelerate Program

by | Nov 28, 2022
The company is looking for entrepreneurs specializing in hardware and software solutions engineered for digital factories, smart buildings and facilities, energy management and efficiency, Industry 4.0, or supply chains.
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Capital Factory Opening Center for Health Innovation at Pegasus Park in Dallas
by | May 5, 2022
The Austin-based accelerator and investor plans to launch its Center for Health Innovation at Pegasus Park in Dallas by end of 2023. Its goal: connecting startups locally and across the state with each other, as well as other corporate and research players in the space.

“We're in the business of erasing boundaries in Texas—full stop,” President and Co-Founder Bryan Chambers told Dallas Innovates.
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Consumer Product-Focused Investor Eyes Opportunities in Dallas
by | Apr 26, 2022
Pitted Ventures, a newly formed Utah-based growth capital firm backed by a family of support companies, has tapped a local leader to help it bridge funding gaps for brands while providing wraparound services to help those business grow to the next stage. With Dallas as a hub, it aims to make typical investments of $750K to $1.5M starting this summer.
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Impact Ventures Raising $20M Dallas Inclusive Capital Fund to Make the Region a Hub for Diverse Entrepreneurs
by | Apr 14, 2022
“Entrepreneurs of color are over-mentored and undercapitalized. While others are saying, ‘Here’s a program or mentorship,’ we’ve been one of the first groups to say, ‘Here’s that, plus capital, to get you there,’” says Benjamin Vann, founder and CEO at Impact Ventures.
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Techstars Seeks Physical Therapy-Focused Startups for Its First North Texas Cohort in Fort Worth

by | Feb 25, 2022
Applications opened to startups everywhere on Tuesday.
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The Techstar team briefed the Fort Worth City Council on the new accelerator program Tuesday. [Courtesy photo]
Public-Private Partners Bring Global Investment Platform Techstars to Fort Worth, Name Managing Director
by | Feb 22, 2022
Trey Bowles, a longtime startup champion in DFW, will helm Fort Worth's Techstars physical therapy-focused accelerator.  "It's a big win for the region," Bowles says. "Customers and capital are the things that help startups grow." 

Techstars Physical Health Fort Worth is the first accelerator for Techstars in North Texas—and the "first true accelerator in Fort Worth," says HSC's Cameron Cushman, a key player in attracting the program.
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Global Entrepreneurship Week Fort Worth
Global Entrepreneurship Week Fort Worth Offers Pitch Competition, Investor Forum, UTA Events, and More Nov. 7-12
by | Nov 4, 2021
Global Entrepreneurship Week Fort Worth kicks off November 7-12 with an opening party, a pitch competition, a State of Entrepreneurship luncheon, and lots more for founders and entrepreneurs to sink their teeth into.
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Capital Factory’s Texas Startup Manifesto 2.0 Highlights How Texas Competes with Silicon Valley

by | Mar 9, 2021
Founder and CEO of Capital Factory Joshua Baer declared that “Texas is the most promising technology market in the United States." Here’s why.
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Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Discusses Parallel Crises Facing City, Looks to the Future
by | Dec 11, 2020
During Eric Johnson’s term as Mayor of Dallas, he's had to respond to two major crises so far: the ongoing pandemic and an increase in violent crime. Mayor Johnson addressed these issues in The Year-End Conversation and also touched on initiatives to develop Dallas’ workforce and transform the city into a destination for startup companies.
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Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in November
by | Dec 2, 2020
Rising to the top of the list is 7-Eleven's fifth Evolution Store in Lake Highlands. The location will serve as an experiential testing ground for patrons to try new shopping technology and products.
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On-Demand and Same-Day Delivery App Lalamove Responds to COVID With Discounts For Small Businesses
by | Nov 24, 2020
Lalamove, which has offices in Dallas, Chicago, and Houston, is giving back to small- and medium-sized enterprises that might be struggling with the fallout from COVID-19.
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Republic Cities Is Launching Its Investment Platform For Community Capital in Dallas

by | Nov 16, 2020
Republic is a funding platform that allows startups to raise up to $1 million from anyone—friends, family, fans, and the general public. The Republic Cities Dallas launch means that local startups can now be highlighted on the platform and participate in a campaign raise. Interested entrepreneurs can apply now (and check out the launch event on Nov. 19).
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Capital Factory’s Texas Startups Roadshow Goes Virtual for Global Entrepreneurship Week
by | Nov 4, 2020
The Texas Startups Roadshow will take local entrepreneurs and out-of-state investors on a virtual ride that spotlights the startup community in Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. Anchoring the Dallas leg of the trip on Nov. 19 is UT Dallas’ Big Idea Competition and a keynote from Mark Cuban.
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Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in October
by | Nov 2, 2020
Rising to the top of the list: With all office space spoken for within The Star, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is moving forward with a speculative building at his 91-acre, $1.5 billion, mixed-use development in Frisco. Here's our roundup of the Top 10.
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